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Frequently asked questions asked by parents looking for the best schools near Aberystwyth

How do I find out what schools are available around Llanfarian? 

There are some frighteningly frank websites for you to choose from. The Government one is You simply enter your location, perhaps Llanfarian, or another location and select primary schools or secondary schools. All the information parents need all there in percentages!

You could also try the paid for websites like . This one is quite cheap and you can pay monthly.

This is of course just the very first stage in selecting a school. You will to need see the videos on this page before even thinking of visiting the shortlist of schools on your list.

How do I find the state school catchment area in or around Aberystwyth? 
If you just need to know your school catchment area try .If you are looking for exhaustive information on the schools as well go to

How do I find out how good a school is?
You will absolutely have to visit the school. However, do look at the video below. For armed is to be fore warned!

Nursery Schools

What's the difference between nursery and preschool? 
Preschools usually work around a formal curriculum and trained teachers - making them a little more expensive! Nursery schools are usually a more relaxed learning environment and more flexible enrolment terms. They are also cheaper and vary greatly.

What age is a preschooler? Ages up to 4 is considered preschooler with toddlers are 1 - 3 year old bracket. Basically 4-year-old are not 'toddling' around any more and so are no longer toddlers!

What does preschool mean? A preschool, or nursery school, is a pre-primary school, or play school for early childhood education. Preschool is for children before they begin compulsory education at primary school. 

Is Pre K considered preschool? Pre K schools are pre-kindergartens.

This page should help you answer these school finding questions!


Local Area Creches and Day Nurseries for SY23
Click also to find: Childcare Services, Nursery Schools, After School Care

PreSchools and Playgroups for Llanfarian

Camau Bach

Boulevard De Saint Brieuc, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 1PD, UK – 01970 639655

After School Care

Canolfan Padarn

Llanbadarn Road, Llanbadarn Fawr, Aberystwyth SY23 3QP, UK – 01970 624907

Choosing a school around Llanfarian. This is an Australian video but has some really good Tips!

Llanfarian Independent Schools - Prep & Secondary - for Llanfarian

Independent Schools for Llanfarian - private preparatory and senior schools. Prep schools age 8 yrs to 11yrs or 13 yrs. Senior schools age 11yrs or 13 yrs to 18yrs. Some independent schools have a pre-prep department (age 3 to 8yrs) as well as prep and senior schools. Independent schools can be co-educational or single sex.

Best Llanfarian Secondary Schools -

Ysgol Gymunedol Plascrug

Rhodfa Plascrug, Plascrug Avenue, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, Aberystwyth SY23 1HL, UK – 01970 612286

I went to the school for a few years its very good👍

Ysgol Gyfun Gymunedol Penweddig

Llanbadarn Rd, Aberystwyth SY23 3QN, UK – 01970 639499

Ysgol Gynradd Llanfarian

Glanrhos, Aberystwyth SY23 4DN, UK – 01970 612664

Independent Schools

Plascrug Community School

Aberystwyth SY23 1PD, UK

Ysgol Gymunedol Plascrug

Rhodfa Plascrug, Plascrug Avenue, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, Aberystwyth SY23 1HL, UK – 01970 612286

I went to the school for a few years its very good👍

Local Authority Schools - Primary & Secondary Schools

Local Authority primary and secondary schools for SY23 1JW . LEA primary schools age 4yrs (the year in which a child is 5) to 11yrs. Secondary schools age 11yrs to 16yrs or 18 yrs. Each school has a local catchment area.

Primary Schools

Llanilar Cp School

Llanilar, Aberystwyth SY23 4PA, UK – 01974 241334

Ysgol Gymunedol Plascrug

Rhodfa Plascrug, Plascrug Avenue, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, Aberystwyth SY23 1HL, UK – 01970 612286

I went to the school for a few years its very good👍

Llwyn Yr Eos Primary School

Penparcau, Aberystwyth SY23 1SH, UK – 01970 617011

Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills. Ofsted reports directly to Parliament and is independent and impartial, inspecting and regulating services which care for children and young people, and those providing education and skills for learners of all ages.

Click for the full database of OFSTED's inspection reports - check out schools in SY23 or anywhere in the country.
GetTheRightSchool was formed to offer a unique reference point on getting your child into the school of your choice. The web site covers all you need to about education choices with tips and a guide to the application process and issues that could impact your child's school day, from dealing with bullying, to money issues, to how to work out school catchment areas when they move schools.
Independent Schools Council Website - has a search facility: by county, school or postcode. The ISC brings together eight associations of independent schools, their heads, bursars and governors and represents over 1,200 independent schools in the UK and overseas.
Schools Web Directory - lists all UK local education authorities with a click-through to their websites. Each Local Authority has lists of its own schools and details of application procedures.
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Lists more than 31,000 UK state and independent schools and colleges, including over 26,000 UK School, College and University Websites. Search for schools or search for educational establishments anywhere in the UK by geographical county, postcode, name or LEA.

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Dyslexia support centres
Click also to find: Education Agencies & Authorities, Schools - Independent & Preparatory
Special schools for Llanfarian for moderate to severe learning difficulties, ADHD, Autism, Physical impairment, complex health needs, communication difficulties, dyspraxia and other special needs.

Special Needs Schools around you

Ysgol Gymunedol Plascrug

Rhodfa Plascrug, Plascrug Avenue, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, Aberystwyth SY23 1HL, UK – 01970 612286

I went to the school for a few years its very good👍

Plascrug Community School

Aberystwyth SY23 1PD, UK

Website with facility to search for many different kinds of special needs schools and links to lots of support groups.  Find a special needs school near Llanfarian or search the website for special schools throughout the UK

Adult Education Centres for SY23 - Language Tuition

Adult Education Centres for Llanfarian which may run evening or daytime language classes

Adult Education

Dysgu Bro Ceredigion Community

Penparcau Community Education Centre, Queens Road, Penparcau, Aberystwyth SY23 1SH, UK – 01970 633540

Good for learning and helpful teachers

Ceredigion Training

Llanbadarn Learning Centre, Llanbadarn Industrial Estate, Llanbadarn Fawr, Aberystwyth SY23 3RJ, UK – 01970 633860

Language Schools

Ysgol Gyfun Gymunedol Penweddig

Llanbadarn Rd, Aberystwyth SY23 3QN, UK – 01970 639499

Language Schools for Llanfarian

Language schools for SY23. Also consider Adult Education Centres which might run evening language classes

Private Tutors for Llanfarian

Private Tuition for SY23
Click also to find: Language Schools, Translators & Interpreters

Private Tutors

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